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Feb 4, 2013 5:00pm PST
/u.s. alliance is an essential element over his foreign policy. he says he hopes to transfer the relationship when he meets u.s. president barack obama. relocating the futenma air station will likely be a key issue for japan/u.s. relations. nhk world, okinawa. >>> people living in spain are upset about what they are reading. what's did the accused say? >> they say they are innocent but have yet to show proof. people in spain are angry. a corruption scandal, even the prime minister is threatening to derail economic reform. more than ten ruling party executives have been taking kick backs for many years. the publication says the prime minister pocketed as much as $3000 a year from construction firms and other businesses. he allegedly took the money for a dozen years until 2008. spanish citizens are especially furious as the same government is pressing austerity measures upon them hiking their taxes and cutting public servants pay. opposition parties are demanding the prime minister's resignation. they say he's not fit to be leader as the country faces its fiscal crisis. he's denied
Feb 7, 2013 7:00pm PST
2013. later, in 2013, economic activity should gradually recover, supported by our monetary policy stance. >> draghi said he'll continue monetary easing measures while carefully watching how foreign exchange rates impact the eurozone's economy and prices. he added a positive sign. he said commercial banks paid back over $180 billion of funds the central bank has provided. he said this reflects improvement in the financial market. >>> and now let's get a check on the markets. first, looking at stocks, tokyo share prices are trading lower as investors are taking profits. market sources say the yen's weakness is showing a pause and that the recent stock rally is supported by the slide in the yen. also, thursday's decline in new york is weighing on market sentiment. the nikkei currently trading at 11,226, a loss of 1.1% from thursday's close. now, moving on to currencies, the dollar is little changed against the yen as japan's current account balance figures were in line with market expectations. the dollar against the yen is changing hands at 93.66-71. meanwhile, the euro, that's lowe
Feb 8, 2013 7:30am EST
policy and also the sfc has introduced increa increased qualifications for foreign institutional investor. they will attract more money from outside china. also in hong kong. so i think this is a positive in the long run. >>> that was the executive director of research at kingston securities in hong kong. >>> now let's take a quick look at currencies as well as tokyo stocks. the euro is lower against the yen the european central bank's president mario draghi expressed caution. the euro yen is squatted at 123.99-02. currently trading -- the dollar is losing ground against the japanese currency currently trading at the he 92 yen level. tokyoo stock prices were lower. the nikkei shed 1.8%. it prompted investors to take profits. leading japanese automakers have raised their annual profit forecast. the yen's fall is helping them to do better in overseas markets. toyota motors, suzuki, mazda and fuji heavy industries revised their estimates up for fiscal 2012 that ends in march. the yen's fall is expected to push up toyota's profit by $1.5 billion. and fuji heavy industries to $252 mil
Feb 6, 2013 6:00am PST
peaceful foreign policy, but he also said china needs to protect safety and security. the comments from the foreign ministry suggest that some of the chinese government were in the dark on the circumstances surrounding this incident. but communist party lead xi jinping is the leader of the military would likely know. but he isn't talking. nhk world, beijing. >>> japanese and chinese defense officials have been trying to establish better communication to prevent unintended events from happen bug the dispute over the senkaku islands has stalled their efforts. >> reporter: a chinese submarine briefly entered the waters of okinawa in september 2004 but didn't surface. >> translator: i want china to do its best to prevent a recurrence of such an incident so that the issue will not hamper the growth of friendship between japan and china. >> reporter: the increased activity of the chinese navy prompts officials from both countries to discuss ways to avoid accidents. they first held talks in 2008. they discussed a number of preventive measures, holding regular talks between senior defense offic
Feb 11, 2013 6:00am PST
risk at home and abroad. he's taking steps towards forming a council to help coordinate policies on diplomacy and national security. abe is gathering experts to figure out who should sit on the national security council and what roles they would play. former foreign ministry official and former head of the self-defense forces are among the experts on the planning panel. they will meet later this week. abe tried to form a national security council the first time he was prime minister. lawmakers didn't deliberate his bill. council would help government officials deal with events like last month's hostage siege in algeria. they had a hard time getting details as that crisis unfolded. members of the planning panel will try to figure out how to help leaders get information more easily. >>> and now here's the weather forecast. >>> people in brazil are enjoying one of the highlights of the country's annual four-day long party. the samba contest is under way at rio de janeiro's carnival. ♪ things got started on sunday, 12 top class samba teams are taking part, each consisting of up to 4,0
Search Results 0 to 5 of about 6 (some duplicates have been removed)